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Congratulations Laurie Gornik!

Dawn Bussey, Library Director, Laurie Gornik, Award Recipient, and Carrie Jefferies, Circulation Department Director By: Dawn Bussey, Library Director

Laurie Gornik began her work at the old Glen Ellyn Library, which now houses District 87 offices, in the Adult Services Department until she decided to stay home with her growing family. She returned to work in the Circulation Department in a part-time capacity in October of 2002 and became a full-time employee in April

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Readers’ Advisory Corner

Stacks of books waiting for book club members to pick them up. By: Alex Herzberg, Readers’ Advisory Librarian

Are you interested in starting a book club? Maybe you’re already in one but aren’t sure what to read next. The Glen Ellyn Public Library serves over 60 private book clubs in Glen Ellyn, and with advance notice, we can provide your group with books (including audiobooks) and discussion toolkits to help inspire great discussions!

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  • Book Chat: New Releases for Spring
    When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Shakespeare Room

    Readers' Advisory Librarian Alex Herzberg will share his industry knowledge on new and noteworthy titles coming this spring.
  • The Writing Journey Critique Workshop
    When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Room B

    Are you a fiction or creative non-fiction writer looking for feedback on your work-in-progress? If so, this workshop may be for you. We meet twice monthly to help each other via mutual constructive critique.

    The Writing Journey is a western suburban “cafeteria-style” writing community. We offer members monthly workshops, a diverse and flexible array of programs, and we provide each other with support and resources. Membership is free and all Writing Journey programs are open to the public.

    For more information on The Writing Journey, visit writingjourney.org

    For more information on the Critique Workshop of The Writing Journey, visit critiquing.writingjourney.org
  • Exploring Engineering
    When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Rooms A&B

    Learn about the various types of engineering (mechanical, electrical, civil, etc.), what each type of engineer does, and recent innovative happenings in the field from Dr. Alyssa Pasquale, Assistant Professor of Engineering and Physics at the College of DuPage.

    For more STEAM programs, visit gepl.org/STEAM
  • 3D Printing: Open Lab
    When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Computer Lab

    Learn about 3D printing at this all-ages open lab and then work to create your own project. Use of 3D software is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Projects will be available for pick up at a later date.

    For more STEAM programs, visit gepl.org/STEAM
  • Guitar Classes for Beginners
    When: Monday, March 27, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Rooms A&B

    Learn the basics of how to play the guitar in a group setting in this 9-week course. All beginners 16 and older are welcome. Please bring your own guitar.
  • Climate Change; Fact, Fiction and Our Future
    When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Rooms A&B

    Global climate is a complex mix of variables, so how do we know humans have the power to influence it? Join Chicago-based educator Michele Hoffman Trotter for a conversation about how our world is changing and how those changes affect us all.

    For more STEAM programs, visit gepl.org/STEAM